Five Things We’re Reading

Apr 2, 2024

by Liz Gullett

As MLC’s Communications and Social Media Manager, Liz Gullett keeps clients informed and up-to-date on the goings on in Lansing and the Capitol.

Below are some of the articles that the MLC lobby team has been reading this past week. We hope you find them as interesting and useful as we do.

Why Hasn’t Biden Called Chris Christie? – As a vocal critic of Donald Trump, why hasn’t the Biden campaign, or the President himself, asked Christie for his help appealing to a wider range of voters?

No Retirement Plan, No Problem: These States Set Up Automatic IRAs for Workers – Retirees without enough savings cost the government hundreds of billions of dollars. Some states are taking matters into their own hands and automatically enrolling workers into retirement plans.

The Outdoor Enthusiast’s Guide to Taylor Swift’s 2024 Eras Tour – If you want to make attending the concert into a mini vacation, here are some great adventures in cities throughout the US and Europe in the remaining tour locations this year.

A’s Fans Protest Move by Watching Opener in Parking Lot – What were the fans protesting and did it work in sending a message to the team’s ownership?

6 Women Business Owners Share the Moment They Knew They’d ‘Made It’ – Here are the stories behind six women-owned businesses and their stories from founding to success.

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